Tesco Bank "Online Banking Review" Phishing Scam

The email message below: "Online Banking Review - Tesco Bank," is another attempt by cyber-criminals to trick Tesco Bank customers into sending them their account credentials, personal and banking information, by claiming that changes have been made on their Tesco bank interest rate and tax. And, the recipients need to click on a link in the email message to review their accounts. But, clicking the link within the phishing email message will only take the recipients to a fake Tesco Bank website that will ask them for their account credentials, personal and banking information that the cyber-criminals behind the scam will use to gain access to their accounts, steal their money and use the accounts commit fraud.

Tesco Bank Online Banking Review Phishing Scam

But, the email message was not sent by Tesco Bank and is a phishing scam. Clicking the link within the email message, will only take the recipients to a fake Tesco Bank website that will ask them for their account credentials, personal and banking information that the cyber-criminals behind the scam will use to gain access to their accounts, steal their money and use the accounts commit fraud.

The Phishing Tesco Bank Email Message

From: Tesco Bank
Sent: Thursday, April 28, 2016 8:22 AM
Subject: Online Banking Review - Tesco Bank

Thank you for visiting Tescobank.com.

Changes has been made on Tesco bank Interest Rate and tax,

Review your account status.

https://www.tescobank.com/auth/

Kind regards,

Tesco Bank Team.

The fake Tesco Bank website that the link in the email message goes to, will ask the potential victims for their Tesco username and password, 6 digits security number, sort code, account number, first name, last name, mother's maiden name, house address, postcode, mobile phone number, date of birth and security question.

If the potential victims submit the information on the fake website, it will be sent to the cyber-criminals who sent the email.

Remember, never to click on a link in an email message to sign into your account.to avoid getting scammed by phishing email messages, you can go directly to Tesco Bank's website at http://www.tescobank.com/ and sign into your account from there. If there is a problem with your account, you will be notified after signing or logging in.

If you were or think you were tricked into sending your personal and banking information by the fake Tesco Bank email message above, please contact Tesco Bank.

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  • July 14, 2019 at 1:57 PM by info

    "From: Tesco Bank <notification@noreply.com>

    Sent: Sunday, July 14, 2019 5:12 AM

    Subject: Tesco Bank: Account Resolution Required

    Dear TESCO Customer,

    We recently changed the way you login into your Tesco online account.

    To continue using our services and have your account protected, we need you to update some

    necessary account details with us.

    Please, follow the link below to update your account. Failure to do so will result in cancellation of credit card services.

    Click here to update

    Thank you for choosing Tesco Bank.

    TESCO Personal Finance

    TESCO Security Department Department"

    Here is another scam.

  • June 8, 2017 at 6:42 AM by an anonymous user from: Irlam, England, United Kingdom

    Yeah, I just got one of these. Thanks for confirming my thoughts.

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Tesco Bank "Online Banking Review" Phishing Scam